BCTF votes to administer controversial tests

"“We will be making it clear to parents and the public that we are in no way agreeing with, or are less concerned about, the tests and their continued use and misuse. We are disappointed that the government has chosen to ignore our professional concerns and advice on the use of the FSA,” – Irene Lanzinger, BCTF president, explaining the decision reached by the provinces’ teachers over the upcoming foundation Skills Assessment testing.

British Columbia’s Teachers have backed their unions recommendation that they comply with a Monday ruling from the Labour Relations Board, the ruling outlined how the Teacher’s were instructed to administer the Foundation Skills Assessment tests, which are set to be taken by Grade 4 and 7 students across the province this month…

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